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Miele TCE520 Active Plus T1 review

Key features
  • Heat pump
  • Freestanding
  • Medium
Reviewed

The Miele TCE520 heat-pump tumble dryer carries an A+++ label for energy you'll struggle to find a machine that does a better job of reducing energy costs. It also uses its FragranceDos technology, a plugin perfume capsule that is released into your laundry as it dries. But what's it like at drying clothes, how evenly does it do the job and what does it costs in terms of energy use? We took it to our test lab to find out.

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  • What is it?
  • What's it great at?
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  • Should I buy it?
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Test results

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We have tested 146 tumble dryers and found that there are 16 Don't Buys and 48 Best Buys.
Range of Tumble dryer scores
  1. 39%
    Lowest score
  2. 65%
    Average score
  3. 79%
    Highest score
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